Trenton sidelined as Gov. Christie planned city's future | Editorial

OK, let’s see a show of hands: How many of you have ever heard of the New Jersey State House Commission? All right, both of you can put your hands down now.

Like so many obscure government panels, this commission wields tremendous power over the spending of millions of dollars of taxpayer money.

Last month, the commission voted 7-0 to approve building two new state government buildings in Trenton to house the Health, Agriculture and Taxation departments and raze the current structures.

The tab: About $250 million. That’s no small amount of money to pump into Trenton.

However, no representatives from the …read more

Source: Mercer

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